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Ulysses S. Grant portrait
Description: Portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant, from "The Pictorial History of the Great Civil War" by John Laird Wilson, 1878. Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1825, in Point Pleasant, Ohio. Although he was named Hiram Ulysses, he was called by his middle name. During the U. S. Civil War, Grant was promoted to the rank of General and granted command of the Union army by President Abraham Lincoln. After the victory of the Union over the Confederacy, Grant's popularity led to his election as the 18th President of the United States in 1868. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04246
Subjects: Generals--United States; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Ohio History--Presidents and Politics
Places: Point Pleasant (Ohio); Clermont County (Ohio)